[mythtv-users] installing mythtv 31 from ppa:mythbuntu/31

James Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Thu Feb 13 18:49:30 UTC 2020


On Thu, Feb 13, 2020, 1:36 PM Mike Bibbings <mike.bibbings at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 13/02/2020 18:24, Jim Abernathy wrote:
> >
> > On 2/13/20 1:13 PM, Mike Bibbings wrote:
> >> On 13/02/2020 17:23, Bill Meek wrote:
> >>> On 2/13/20 11:01 AM, Greg Oliver wrote:
> >>>> On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 10:59 AM James Abernathy
> >>>> <jfabernathy at gmail.com>
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 11:51 AM Jim Abernathy
> >>>>> <jfabernathy at gmail.com>
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Just playing around and took a ubuntu mate 18.04 system with no
> >>>>>> previous
> >>>>>> Mythtv on it and tried to install Mythtv v31 using the
> >>>>>> ppa:mythbuntu/31
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> The install went fine and after rebooting and stopping the
> >>>>>> backend, I
> >>>>>> tried to run mythtv-setup and it failed to connect to the
> >>>>>> database. I
> >>>>>> have not had this issue before.  I've moved the cursor over to
> >>>>>> setup and
> >>>>>> tried to see what I could do. The hostname was localhost and that is
> >>>>>> what it should be, so as a test I changed it to the real IP
> >>>>>> address for
> >>>>>> this system.  Still would not connect.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I do not know if this is because v31 is a development version or
> >>>>>> something else.  My LAN does have 2 production backends on it;
> >>>>>> one v30
> >>>>>> on Ubuntu server and one v30 on Raspbian Buster.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Anyone know what I missed? I don't normally have to do anything on a
> >>>>>> fresh install if it's a combo backend and frontend.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Jim A
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> forgot the log
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Feb 13 11:31:37 Ubuntu-Mate mythtv-setup.real: mythtv-setup[4004]: E
> >>>>> CoreContext mythdbcon.cpp:235 (OpenDatabase) [DBManager1] Unable
> >>>>> to connect
> >>>>> to database!
> >>>>> Feb 13 11:31:37 Ubuntu-Mate mythtv-setup.real: mythtv-setup[4004]: E
> >>>>> CoreContext mythdbcon.cpp:236 (OpenDatabase) Driver error was
> >>>>> [1/1045]:#012QMYSQL: Unable to connect#012Database error
> >>>>> was:#012Access
> >>>>> denied for user 'mythtv'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> https://lists.gt.net/mythtv/users/629673
> >>>
> >>> The new packaging commits went out after 0300 UTC today. Don't know
> >>> when *buntu
> >>> picks them up.
> >>>
> >> ppa:mythbuntu/31 has not yet picked up changes, currently at
> >> 2:31.0+fixes.202002111707.cd323bb~ubuntu18.04.1 for Bionic
> >>
> >> Should be updated in the next few hours (I believe it is done daily
> >> if there are changes), it is showing, as I write, last upload 23
> >> hours ago.
> >>
> >>
> >> Mike
> >
> > Thanks, all.  I missed the significance of the thread. So I'll wait
> > until the updates have been applied, update, and retest.
> >
> > Just to be clear, in the past I have done all setup work as my normal
> > user 'jim' except the setup of XMLTV when I do as user 'mythtv'.  I
> > assume I can still do that with v31??
> >
> > Jim A
> >
>
> Yes, you can do the same with V31.
>
> As a bonus, the use of sudo systemctl stop/start mythtv-backend is no
> longer necessary before and after running mythtv-setup, as the problem
> caused by removal of gksu has been fixed.
>
> You can use either the menu or terminal to run mythtv-setup and it
> should now ask for a password (this is the normal user password) to stop
> mythtv-backend if it is running.
>
> When you exit mythtv-setup it will ask for password to start
> mythtv-backend.
>
>
> Mike
>
> Oh happy days!

>
>
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